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1. Annual population counts at selected Adelie Penguin colonies within the AAT [SOE_seabird_candidate_sp_AP]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION Breeding populations of Adelie penguins at Davis, Mawson and Casey (including Shirley Island and Whitney Point). ...


2. Annual variations in the visibility 'footprint' of structures in the Australian Antarctic Territory [SOE_wilderness]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION This indicator attempts to measure the effect of human activity on the wilderness values of Antarctica and ...


3. Bathymetry/depth measurements made at Long Fjord, Vestfold Hills by drilling through sea ice [Long_Fjord_Depth_Measurements_2007]
Water depth measurements were taken in Long Fjord during early winter in 2007. The measurements were collected by Graham Cook, station leader at Davis Station in the Australian Antarctic Territory. ...


4. Breeding populations of Southern Giant Petrels at Heard Island, the McDonald Islands and within the AAT [SOE_seabird_candidate_sp_SGP]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The number of breeding pairs of Southern Giant Petrels at Heard Island, the McDonald Islands, and in colonies ...


5. Detailed information on 196 grid sites used for snow petrel surveys in the Windmill Islands during the 2002/2003 season [SNOWPETRELSURVEYSCASEY0203]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of snow petrels at the regional scale. This dataset contains locations of grid sites used to survey for snow petrels in the Windmill ...


6. King Penguin breeding population at Heard Island. [SOE_seabird_candidate_sp_KP]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The size of the breeding population of King Penguins at Heard Island. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three types ...


7. Macquarie Island - GPS vegetation survey [Macca_vegsur_gis]
This metadata record describes Simone Ingham's survey of vegetation sampling sites on Macquarie Island in the summer of 2001/2002. The Biolab base station needs to be accurately surveyed from the ...


8. Marine water temperatures around Casey station - December 2003 [seawater-temp-casey-Dec03]
Water temperatures were recorded by Tidbit temperature loggers attached to experimental mesocosms suspended below the sea ice at four sites around Casey in summer 2003/04. Data are temperature in ...


9. Nitrogen isotopic compositions of midwater fish, K-Axis voyage of the Aurora Australia, 2016 [AAS_4344_Nitrogen_isotopic_compositions_fish]
Midwater fish nitrogen isotope data from the Kerguelen Axis ecosystem study (AAS_4344): These data are based on samples collected as part of the Kerguelen Axis marine ecosystem study (AAS_4344), ...


10. Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli observations at North Head, Macquarie Island 1952/53 [royals_macca_1952]
Observations of Royal Penguins at North Head, Macquarie Island were made to 2 purposes. First, general observations of the whole rookery, with counting birds, noting times of laying, hatching, changing ...


11. Salinity of marine waters around Casey station - Summer 2003/04 [Seawater-salinity-Casey03-04]
The salinity of seawater at four sites around Casey was recorded during summer 2003/04 by a salinity probe (TPS Australia, WP-84 Conductivity Meter) attached to experimental mesocosms suspended below ...


12. Seabird strikes at Australian Antarctic Stations and on ships. [SOE_Seabird_strikes]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION All known observations of seabird strikes are recorded upon observation at Australian Antarctic Stations and ...


13. Stable isotope values of mesopelagic fish on the southern Kerguelen Plateau [AAS_4344_Mesopelagic_fish_bulk_stable_isotope_values]
Mesopelagic fish bulk stable isotope data from the Kerguelen Axis ecosystem study (AAS_4344): These data are based on samples collected in the austral summer of 2016 (22 January ? 17 February) as ...


14. Surveys at Davis for the Australian Antarctic Division's Station Infrastructure Project 5135 January, February 2019 [survey_davis_project5135_jan_feb_2019]
The Australian Antarctic Division's Station Infrastructure Project 5135 required terrestrial survey data at Davis for two designated areas as described below. 1 An area surrounding the wharf. Natural ...


15. Surveys at the Vestfold Hills for the Australian Antarctic Division's Year Round Aviation Access Project 5097 2018-19 [survey_vestfold_project5097_2018-19]
Surveying at the Vestfold Hills for the Australian Antarctic Division's Year Round Aviation Access Project 5097 was carried out during the summer of 2018/19 by by LCPL Brad Smart and LCPL Mathew Van ...


16. TOMODEC. High resolution seismic tomography of Deception Island (Antarctica), and modelling of seismo-volcanic sources [TOMODEC_2005_PROJECT-SPAIN]   CHILD DIFs
The TOMO-DEC experiment was organized in three main legs: (1) a search for sites to deploy seismic stations and for temporary camps to accommodate the researchers (austral summer 2003-2004); (2) the ...


17. TOMODEC. High resolution seismic tomography of Deception Island (Antarctica), and modelling of seismo-volcanic sources. SEISMIC DATA [TOMODEC_2005_SEISMOLOGY-SPAIN]   PARENT DIF
The base of this experiment performed in Deception Island volcano was the generation of active seismic signals using the Spanish Oceanographic Research Vessel 'Hesperides' . Seismic signals were recorded ...


18. Toxicity of sediment spiked with Thala Valley Tip Fines to the Temperate Heart Urchin Echinocardium cordatum [toxicity_tipfines_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with contaminated soil from Thala Valley tip site at Casey. The temperate heart urchin species Echinocardium cordatum was exposed for ...


19. 700 Year Record of Winter Sodium Concentrations (May June July averages) from Law Dome [law_dome_700yr_na]   PARENT DIF
This file is a 700 year record of winter sodium concentrations (May June July averages) from Law Dome. This was calculated by dividing each annual cycle into 12 even time bins (nominally months) and ...


20. A GIS dataset of bird nests mapped in the Windmill Islands by Frederique Olivier and Drew Lee during the 2002-2003 season [BIRDSCASEY0203]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of snow petrels at the regional scale. This dataset contains locations of bird nests, mostly snow petrels, mapped in the Windmill ...


21. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna (Mar 1998 - Feb 1999). [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE2]
The effect of location and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Four locations were used, a polluted ...


22. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of heavy metal and hydrocarbon contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE3]
The effects of hyrdocarbon and heavy metal contamination of marine sediments on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Three ...


23. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of mobile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_mobile]
The recruitment of mobile epifauna on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, arranged ...


24. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of sessile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_sessile]
The recruitment of epifauna (sessile and mobile) on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, ...


25. Biodiversity of lacustrine Antarctic crustaceans: local and regional genetic diversity of copepods and cladocerans [ASAC_1200]
The aim of the study was to characterise the genetic biodiversity of populations of the copepod Paralabidocera antarctica and the cladoceran Daphniopsis studeri in the Australian Antarctic Territory. ...


26. Biogenic sediment history from diatom remains in cores along Wilkes Land [ASAC_1216]
Preliminary data set contains details of cores processed (eg. sample name/interval, dry weights, reactions, notes) and the methodology used. The future data set will document diatoms observed and ...


27. Commonwealth Bay Artefacts Survey Data, October - December 2002 [cden_artefacts_gis]
These data were collected during an AAD conservation expedition to Mawson's Huts, Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica in 2002 (October to December). The expedition travelled to Commonwealth ...


28. Conservation of plant biodiversity in Antarctica - a genetic approach [ASAC_2152]
Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 1999. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Terrestrial vegetation in Antarctica is restricted to isolated populations ...


29. Data on freshwater and hydrochemistry in the Antarctic Peninsula region. [CNDP-ESP_GEOANT-UAM_Freshwater]   PARENT DIF
In English: Surface freshwater, snow and groundwater studies in the Antarctic Peninsula region and Ellsworth Mountains. Hydrochemical data. From projects of the research group on Geology of the University ...


30. Ground Penetrating Radar data collected at Macquarie Island at the Station, tip and transmitter hut sites [GPR_MACCA_ANARE53]
GPR data collected at Macquarie Island at three locations, at the station area, above the abandoned tip and around the ionosonde hut. The instrument used was Ramac GPR with 250 MHz antennas. The ...


31. Heavy metal content of Paramoera walkeri (Eusiridae, Amphipoda) tissue - Short-term biomonitoring of Thala Valley Tip Clean-up, Casey, Summer 2003/04 [Heavymetals-Gamms-Casey03-04]
The heavy metal content of whole Paramoera walkeri (Eusiridae, Amphipoda) were measured from specimens collected and deployed in experimental mesocosms around Casey station during the summer of 2003/04. ...


32. Long-term Changes in Vegetation and Soil Stability, Macquarie Island [ASAC_2317]
The project is a longterm monitoring program which commenced in 1980. The aim was to monitor vegetation and erosion changes on Macquarie Island (tall tussock vegetation on the steep coastal slopes, ...


33. Luminescence dating of marine and fluvial sediments from Bunger Hills [ASAC_2237]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2237 See the link below for public details on this project. Two excel spreadsheets are available for download from the provided URL. Taken from the 1997-1998 ...


34. Macroalgal responses to heavy metals and varying light levels at Casey Station [ASAC_2201_Runcie]   PARENT DIF
1. In situ chlorophyll fluorescence measurements using pulse amplitude technique (PAM) of macroalga Desmarestia menziesii, assessing adaptation to high light exposure after sea ice breakout, and impact ...


35. Photoquadrat survey of hard substratum assemblages around Casey Station: boulders and boulder fields. [ASAC_2201_Casey_photoquadrats2]
A survey of the epibenthic fauna of hard-substrata was made around Casey Station, using a camera mounted on a frame to take photoquadrats. A nested sampling design was used with several spatial scales. ...


36. Photoquadrat survey of hard substratum assemblages around Casey Station: flat and sloping rocky areas. [ASAC_2201_Casey_photoquadrats1]
A survey of the epibenthic fauna of hard-substrata was made around Casey Station, using a camera mounted on a frame to take photoquadrats. A nested sampling design was used with several spatial scales. ...


37. Photosynthesis of subantarctic plants as affected by leaf and canopy temperature variation [ASAC_2544]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2544 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Summary Recent global warming is evident for many subantarctic islands. Rising temperatures ...


38. Population trends of black-browed albatrosses at Heard Island, 1947 - 2001. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Alb]   PARENT DIF
The breeding population of the black-browed albatross Thalassarche melanophrys has increased at Heard Island since the first census data were obtained in 1947/1948. Four breeding localities are known, ...


39. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: Brown Bay Grid - samples taken along a pollution gradient. [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_BBG]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken along four transects in Brown Bay, along a pollution gradient that has its source ...


40. Structure and dynamics of the Sorsdal Glacier [ASAC_1205]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- The Sorsdal Glacier, located in the vicinity of the Davis Station, is one of the key polar outlet glaciers that contributes to the drainage of the East Antarctic ...


41. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (Winter grab samples), June-Sept 1998 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey3]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in winter 1998, using a van-Veen grab (surface area 20 ...


42. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (grab samples), Feb - Mar, 1997 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey1]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in late summer (Feb-March) 1997, using a van-Veen grab ...


43. Surveys at Mawson November 2018 [survey_mawson_nov2018]
The Australian Antarctic Division's Infrastructure Project 5135 required terrestrial surveys at Mawson to inform decision making about mooring bollard locations. The surveying was done by LCPL Brad ...


44. The Invertebrates of Subantarctic Bishop and Clerk Islets [KFDBAM_ANU_BISHOP]
The dataset is the first comprehensive list of the invertebrate species occurring on subantarctic Bishop Island. Bishop and Clerk Islets is a rocky platform of roughly 3 ha area, which lies 33 km ...


45. The use of ground penetrating radar for road management in Antarctica [GPR_ROAD_ANARE53_CASEY]
10 lines of ground penetrating radar (GPR) data along and around Casey road, collected using Ramac GPR 250 MHz antenna. Data are in .rad and .rd3 format. Data collected during the 2001/2002 Antarctic ...


46. The use of ground penetrating radar in contaminated site assessment in Antarctica - a pilot study at Casey and Wilkes [GPR_TIP_ANARE53_CASEY]
GPR data collected over two abandoned tip sites in Antarctica: Wilkes tip and Thala Valley tip. Ramac 250 MHz antenna was used. Data format is .rad and .rd3. Data collected during the 2001/2002 Antarctic ...


47. Use of ground penetrating radar to elucidate ice structure and moraine formation processes in the Windmill Islands [GPR_MORAINE_ANARE53_CASEY]
GPR cross sections collected above the Loken Moraines, near Casey Station, Antarctica. The instrument used was Ramac GPR with 50 MHz and 25 MHz unshielded antennas. Data are in .rad and .rd3 format.


48. Whitney Point Adelie Penguin Colonies, Vector GIS Layer [ASAC_1219_AAT_WP_ADPE_Colonies]
An ArcGIS shapefile layer showing the extent of all extant and relic Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) colonies at Whitney Point, Windmill Islands, February 2006. The field 'Status' describes each ...


49. Differential GPS data collected at Heard Island 2003/04 for the Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Terrestrial Ecosystems (RiSCC) program [ASAC_1015_HIGPS03_04]
Metadata notes for RiSCC Heard Island 2003_04 season (ASAC 1015) - DGPS data and Base Station data DGPS data are described below, and associated data files listed. 1. Three Island study - Phenology ...


50. Fieldwork and sampling at Loewe Massif-Amery Oasis [ASAC_1071_Loewe]
At Loewe Massif and Amery Oasis, samples were taken; - for sediment analysis (XRF geochemistry and grain size) - for geochronology (cosmogenic isotope analysis). The custodian for these samples is ...


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